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by Pollik
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 225268

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

And I wish I understood the conversation between Posts and Kellanved :/
by Pollik
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 225268

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

It didn't come it till 3.0.4 and I have 3.0.2 - and can't upgrade at the moment because of the current issue. :/ what current issue? phpbb 3.0.4 currently has no known security flaws. time to upgrade. ;) I mean whether I use the phpBB update or whether I use my web host's script installer, the upda...
by Pollik
Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:32 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 225268

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Acyd Burn wrote:ACP -> Post Settings -> Enable queued posts ;)
It didn't come it till 3.0.4 and I have 3.0.2 - and can't upgrade at the moment because of the current issue. :/

But thanks :)




Polly
by Pollik
Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 225268

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

For now your best defence against them is setting your board up that every first post has to be approved by a moderator (the same thing we do here), as you will recognize most (if not all) spammers on their first post Thank you Erik, that is extremely helpful ...if I can work out how. :/ Polly
by Pollik
Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 225268

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Hey, just wondering if you guys had any updates on how the revival is coming along? The only update I can give is that various team member are working around the clock on various tasks. I'm sorry, but much further into detail I can't go right now. @Pollik: We are aware that some spam bots seem to h...
by Pollik
Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 225268

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

Also, you will always have human spammers. IIRC, no non-human bot has broken the captcha. I accept that. However, the timing is suspicious - months of operation without observable spammers followed by a small flood (on two entirely separate forums) starting on 2 February, the date of the post I ref...
by Pollik
Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise
Replies: 353
Views: 225268

Re: [Discussion] Downtime and Server Compromise

" It is important to stress that no vulnerabilities have been found in the phpBB software itself." http://area51.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=29973 I am not wholly convinced. Since that post was made, I have had half a dozen applications to join my board that are prima facie spam - somehow sq...